Chardon High School

A judge has scheduled a February 26 trial date for a wrongful death lawsuit against five school officials stemming from the 2012 Chardon High School shootings.

The Ohio Board of Building Standards has reversed itself and approved final rules allowing schools to deploy portable barricade devices in the event of an active shooter.

The 11th Ohio District Court of Appeals is allowing a wrongful death lawsuit to proceed against five Chardon school district officials stemming from the 2012 shootings at Chardon High School that killed three students.

Toledo Blade

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections has disciplined four employees for lapses that helped the Chardon High School shooter and two other inmates escape from the Allen Correctional Institution near Lima last September.

Geauga County Sheriff

State prison officials say the convicted Chardon High School shooter used a ladder crafted from items in a closet to escape from the Allen Correctional Institution near Lima in September. 

Columbus police say Clifford Opperud has been taken into custody. The original story is below.

An Ohio appeals court has upheld the life sentence of a teenager who pleaded guilty in a deadly school shooting two years ago.

The Geauga County coroner says the father of a Chardon High School shooting victim died of a heroin and ethanol overdose.

Families Of Chardon H.S. Shooting Victims File Suit

Feb 28, 2014

The families of the three students killed in the 2012 Chardon High School shootings have filed a personal injury lawsuit against the school and some of its administrators.

Father Of Chardon HS Shooting Victim Found Dead

Feb 27, 2014

The father of one of three students killed in the Chardon High School shootings was found dead today on the second anniversary of his son's death.

Changes In Chardon Since High School Shootings

Feb 27, 2014

Today marks the second anniversary of the Chardon High School shootings that left three students dead.

A legal fight has been resolved over a fund created to help victims of last year's deadly school shooting at Chardon High School.

Former Chardon High School football coach Frank Hall is on the cover of this week's "Sports Illustrated."

Families Of Chardon H.S. Shootings Sue Gunman

Feb 28, 2013

The families of three Chardon High School students shot and killed in February of last year students are suing the teenage gunman and his family.

High School Shootings Suspect Pleads Guilty

Feb 26, 2013

The teenager charged with shooting and killing three classmates and wounding two others at Chardon High School last year pleaded guilty today as part of a plea deal.